Apps Used: Autodesk Maya 2012
Duration: over 8 Hours
Instructor: Joe Mandia
DL Filesize: 959 MB
Project Files: Included are several Maya files as shown in the DVD.
In this DVD, Instructor Joe Mandia gives a deep foundation to the complexities of animation using Maya 2012 with a focus on video games. Although the focus is on games, the instruction is great for any animator. Topics include Maya shortcuts, ui setup, 12 principles overview, timing, spacing, arcs, overlap, anticipation, squash and stretch, slow ins and outs, staging, secondary action, straight ahead vs pose to pose, and finally refining and polishing a final animation.
With over 8 hours of content, this DVD is perfect for those who want a solid foundation on animating in Maya.
About the Instructor:
Joe Mandia has been animating for over 15 years and has worked with many amazing companies like Walt Disney, Digital Domain, Blue Sky, Nvidia, Sony Pictures, Sony Imageworks, Sony Online, and even an instructor at Animation Mentor. During those years he have worked on projects such as Open Season, Ice Age, Chicken Little, DC Universe Online, and man more. Joe is currently an animator in New Hartford, NY working on many unannounced contract projects.
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